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What’s next for the smartphone?
It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months
Online anonymity: a prized possession
Internet use has come full circle, with anonymity becoming prized after years of personal info being shared online, writes Alistair Fairweather
Blocking Islamic State’s online propaganda – good or bad?
Before considering whether blocking content damages democracy – it would – instead ask who stands to gain
Public Protector to review SABC court judgement
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will take the SABC court judgment on review with regard to the public protector's constitutional powers, her office said on Friday
SABC COO to appeal court-ordered suspension
SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is appealing the Western Cape High Court order on his suspension, the public broadcaster reported on Friday
Great tech deals this weekend
This weekend consumers can save money on computing gear and other gadgets from major retailers
iPhone 6 trade-in deals comparison
Would you like to trade in your old iPhone for the new model? Here’s how some of the trade-in deals in South Africa compare
Most pirated, downloaded movies in South Africa
The latest TorrentFreak, DStv BoxOffice, and iTunes statistics reveal the most downloaded movies internationally and in South Africa
Court orders SABC COO’s suspension
The Western Cape High Court ordered on Friday that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended with immediate effect, the DA said
iPad price cuts for South Africa
Core Group has announced a reduction in the recommended retail price of the iPad
Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.
NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube -- reports
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.
Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.
Businesses of the future...with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.
2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here's how to make it easy again
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.
Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.
Automating your 2048 game
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.
Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.